Compared with other developed nations, the United States has:
– Greater income inequality
– Less upward mobility
What should Americans do? What can we do?
Mark Shields of the PBS Newshour states this will be the #1 Democratic issue in 2016.
200 people attended a forum headlined by Hedrick Smith that focused on these questions. A video is at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v…
– Short bios on the panelists start at 10:00.
– Hedrick Smith speaks at 16:40.
This video is filled with truthful, in-depth, policy analysis rather than the diet of sound bites, spin, messaging and propaganda we are generally fed.
– Income inequality in America results primarily from conscious political decisions as opposed to the “inevitable” consequences of globalized technologies.
-Income inequality threatens our economic recovery and rends our social fabric.